Suggested Humorous/Funny Fiction for Second Grade


Looking for something to read that will tickle your funny bone?  Try one of these humorous books.  Some titles will give you a chuckle, while others will make you burst out with laughter.  Books are suggested for Second Grade, but remember that each reader is different and might find something interesting at another level.

Confident that Stanley can succeed where international spies and thieves have failed, Stanley's mom who loves to cook, mails him to Mexico to get a secret herbal ingredient that she must have.

Author/illustrator Nick Bruel tries to explain to the reader how to write a story, but Bad Kitty is not at all happy about the plot, which has her going on a turnip diet to lose weight.

Best friends forever by Kate DiCamillo

The friendship of tall Gollie and short Bink is tested by Gollie's queenly airs, a lack of pancakes, and their shared profile in a book of record holders.

When the three members of the Bad Guy Brotherhood buy a time machine to keep the younger Melvin from gaining his superhero powers, Melvin and his sidekick Candace, disguised as pirates, travel back in time to stop them.

A young boy's imagined school trip makes the real trip look mundane.

Horrid Henry by Francesca Simon

Horrid Henry and his neighbor Moddy Margaret decide to make the most sloppy, slimy, sludgy, sticky, smelly, gluey, gummy, greasy, gloppy glop possible. Is it the best glop in the world or the worst thing that's ever happened to them?  Three additional stories are included in this hilarious book.

Mercy Watson fights crime by Kate DiCamillo

Mercy the pig's love of buttered toast leads to the capture of a small thief who would rather be a cowboy.

Hoping to escape the attention brought on by the accident that flattened Stanley, the Lambchop family drives to South Dakota, where they become involved in a wild west adventure at Mount Rushmore.

Never glue your friends to chairs by Katherine Applegate

Roscoe Riley, upset with the notion that his teacher could get in trouble, comes up with a plan to keep the bee antennae on the first graders' heads, and help the drummers stay in their seats for the open house play.

A hard-bitten former search-and-rescue dog helps solve a complicated missing chicken case.